self-assertion


self–as·ser·tion

noun \-ə-ˈsər-shən\

: the act of expressing or defending your rights, claims, or opinions in a confident or forceful way

Full Definition of SELF-ASSERTION

1
:  the act of asserting oneself or one's own rights, claims, or opinions
2
:  the act of asserting one's superiority over others

First Known Use of SELF-ASSERTION

1806

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